Skip to comments.The Big Uneasy On PPV (Hurricane Katrina)
Posted on 10/02/2011 8:07:52 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
"Why did it take Bea, van Heerden, and Garzino to shed light on this story?
The Army Corps of Engineers, as an institution, is not very receptive to criticism, from inside or outside. It dominates the market for engineering certain kinds of projects, mainly to do with water. So the engineering profession is filled with people whose attitude is, "Better not rock the boat." And inside [the corps], it's arguably worse.
It exists in a bubble of impunity. Because, as we lay out in the film, Congress likes the corps the way it is, and it doesn't really give it effective oversight. And it doesn't get punished when it screws up. I don't care what kind of organization you're running -- if you don't disincentivize failure, you're going to get more failure".
Bottom line.The Army Corps of Engineers is corrupt,(has not been held accountable for Katrina) and is in bed with Congress and pork spending.The Army Corps of Engineers will never be held accountable because of government (Congress/Washington DC protection)Talk about crony capitalism that needs to end...
Anybody watch this on PPV recently (it is available right now) or see it when the movie came out?
What do you think?
The governments in and around New Orleans had not been coming up with their portion of the funding for a prolonged period of time.
The MRGO part was extremely insightful and interesting.
Does anyone know if there is any updates to this movie?Was Option 1,2, or 3 used?
Too bad this movie was not more widely seen.
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